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2015/16 Wilmington Series: Beethoven's Violin Concerto
Dates: May 01-02, 2016
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Program: John Adams: Absolute Jest
Beethoven: Violin Concerto

 
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2015/16 Friday Favorites Series: A Day in Paris
Dates: May 06-08, 2016
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Program: Suppé: Overture to Light Cavalry
Ravel: Pavane for a Dead Princess*
Saint-Saëns:
Violin Concerto No. 3
Bizet: Symphony No. 1

*Evening performance only

 
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2015/16 Raleigh Classical Series: Grant Conducts Mahler
Dates: May 13-14, 2016
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Program: Mahler: Symphony No. 7

Grant Llewellyn engages the emotional power of Mahler’s brilliant 7th Symphony.
 
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Special Event Concert: Itzhak Perlman
Date: May 18, 2016
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Program: The master returns to Meymandi Concert Hall to perform Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1 with the North Carolina Symphony for this one-night-only engagement.

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4, "Italian"
Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture, "Fingal's Cave"
Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1

 
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Special Event Concert: Dreams and Prayers
Date: May 19, 2016
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Program: Shulamit Ran: ...Possessed by the Devil
Hindemith: Duo for Viola and Cello
Caroline Shaw: Entr'acte
Osvaldo Golijov: The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind


For the work by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer and NC native Caroline Shaw, the musicians will be joined by guest dancers from the dance ensemble Black Irish.
 
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Venue Venues: Kings
2015/16 Pops Series: The Rat Pack, 100 Years of Frank!™
Dates: May 20-21, 2016
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Program: It's hot! It's cool! Celebrate Sinatra, Davis and Martin with classic songs like “My Way,” “Mr. Bojangles,” “That's Amore,” “The Lady is a Tramp” and of course, “New York, New York.” You'll think you're swingin' at the Sands Hotel in Vegas.


Weekend Sponsor: Highwoods Properties
 
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2016 UNC REX Healthcare Summerfest: Summerfest Opening Night: Tchaikovsky's 5th Symphony
Date: May 28, 2016
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Program: Celebrate Memorial Weekend with the monumental Tchaikovsky 5th Symphony. Also, enjoy selections by Wagner and Smetana as “citizen musicians” perform with the North Carolina Symphony during Play with the Pros.

Smetana: Three Dances from The Bartered Bride
Wagner: Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5
 
Kids 12 & under are always admitted FREE on the lawn!
 
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